A Findlay man was arrested after an intentional crash that occurred in that city Wednesday afternoon. According to a release from the Findlay Police Department, 24 year old Jeffrey Melms was driving east in the 400 block of East Sandusky Street and intentionally ran the red light at South Blanchard Street where his vehicle struck […]

The Kenton-Hardin Health Department is having a car seat check event. That will give you an opportunity to get your car seat checked by a certified child passenger safety technician. It will be held from 9am until noon on Saturday August 7 at the Kenton-Hardin Health Department covered parking garage. A few of the questions […]

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine was in Allen County this morning. He took a tour of Sign Solutions, a local business in Lima that received a small business relief grant from the Ohio Department of Development last year.  The grants were offered to businesses with 25 employees or fewer to help pay for expenses associated with […]

A shooting in Allen County claimed the life of a juvenile male this morning. According to a release, deputies from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Hampton Inn on Roschman Avenue in Lima to investigate the incident. Upon arrival, deputies located the juvenile male on the bathroom floor in a rented room. […]

Four teenagers were injured in a crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Allen County. According to a release from the Lima Post of the Ohio State Patrol, 17 year old Hunter Graham lost control of his car while driving south on Kiggins Road in Marion Township. The car ended up off the right side of […]

Kenton Public Works employees Joe Sherman and Burl Helton discussed upcoming repairs to the Leighton Street bridge with Hardin County Engineering’s Scott Wetherill and Trent Bass on Wednesday.   The City and County are working together to get the north edge of the bridge repaired. The Leighton Street bridge is scheduled to be closed from Wednesday, […]

Unfortunately, as we head into the 2021-2022 school year, COVID is still with us and creating concerns. All the below protocols will be followed as we open the school year, but could change with mandates ordered from the Governor, Ohio Department of Health and/or the Allen County Health Department. The key is everyone must be […]

The Kenton Lions Club met recently at the Kenton Elks Lodge 157. The meeting began with Mike Styer as the guest speaker.  He presented information about the Disc Golf Course, located at Wharton Park.  Styer shared some history on how the park was started.  He also talked about efforts to allow for the Disc Golf […]

Ohio State-Wyandot County 4-H sign-ups for livestock interview judging on August 14th are now open. The deadline to get signed up is August 9th.  The link is livestock judging 21.  If you cannot make it on the 14th, then you must call the Extension Office to get signed up for either make up judging […]

The Union County Sheriff’s Office is holding their Citizens Academy starting on September 13, 2021.   This class is 10-weeks with topics of instruction on the History of the Sheriff’s Office; Crime Prevention; Communications and 9-1-1; Criminal Law, Patrol Procedures, Officer Safety, Self-Defense and a whole lot more. The class size is limited and the deadline […]

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